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Sep 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the united states of america. >> all over the world, every day, america's diplomats and development experts risk their lives, because they believe that the united states must be a force for peace and progress in the world. >> joan than karl, abc news, washington. >>> now for the bigger picture we turn to christiane amanpour who reported from this region for year, one os p front loointds for years during the arab spring. what do you know about whether is al qaeda. >> clearly intelligence and security forces are looking into that. we don't know and i've been cautioned not to say it is al qaeda yet. they're still looking for exact wloi is responsible. >> and today we were struck by something secretary of state clinton said. i think a lot of americans have been saying the same thing. how could this happen? show posed this question if a country we helped liberate? what does this say now about americans in this region? >> i can imagine so many americans feel really desperate wondering precisely that question. the good new, diane, if there can be any in this, second clinton said this say s
ABC
Sep 19, 2012 6:30pm EDT
he was. >>> overseas the explosive protests against the united states, the ones citing that anti-islam film seemed to be waning, but there is a new target in france. a satire cal magazine, mocked the united states. and 22 schools are closed as a precaution against violence at france. >>> now we head to the golf where high stakes car games are under way. the u.s. placed an unmistakable signal to iran. abc's nick schriffen tells about about it. nic. >> reporter: diane, we're sailing on the nuclear powered uss eisenhower, and we're only about 50 miles from iran. never before has the u.s. flexed so much muscle so close to iran. more jets, ships and nations taking part than ever before. the u.s. has sent two aircraft carriers into this region and each one has more than 40 of these -- these are f-18 fighter jets that could reach thousands of miles into iranian air space. to give you a sense of how big this buildup is, each of these carriers has more firepower than the entire iranian air force. it's a blunt warning to iran, don't follow through on a threat to close the strait of hormuz,
ABC
Sep 13, 2012 6:30pm EDT
according to libya's new prime minister that is determined to show he's cooperating with the united states. he sails more arrests will follow. meanwhile, two u.s. destroyers have been positioned off the coast of libya and an elite team of 50 u.s. marines has arrived here to guard the u.s. embassy and to assess security. nonessential personnel have been evacuated to germany. the mood here on the streets, calm but tense. people here coming up to us, saying, please tell the people in america we are so sorry. now, let's turn to my colleague, martha raddatz, with more on what we are learning about security that night. >> reporter: jeffrey, this new view of the consulate where that five-hour attack raged shows few signs of security before the attack. the small guard shack just inside the compound easily breached. cutting a clear path to the main building where two americans were killed, while two others were in the house used as a safe haven. it's where some of the employees had taken refuge during the attack. we now know that inside that battle, a former navy s.e.a.l. >> we did evaluate the threat
ABC
Sep 24, 2012 6:30pm EDT
before "your voice, your vote" the question is this, how does the united states stop iran from getting a nuclear weapon and taunting both of the candidates from the sidelines, the president of iran, mahmoud ahmadinejad is in new york, he's at the united nation. also abc's barbara walters will be here because she spoke with the president and mrs. obama but first, abc white house correspondent jake tapper at the united nations with what happened there. jake. >> reporter: good evening, diane. today's political back and forth represents the highest of stakes with president obama coming to the united nations meeting with leaders for the annual meeting of the general assembly. as president obama arrived in new york city today, mitt romney is focused on comments the president made to "60 minutes" about whether the recent events in the islam world gave the president pause about the arab spring movement. the president said no. >> i'm sure there will be bumps in the road. >> reporter: in pueblo, colorado the the republican nominee down played the president. >> he said the phelps in the m
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 6:30pm EDT
personal. >> i was honored to know ambassador chris stevens. chris won friends for the united states in far-flung places. he made those people's hopes his own. during the revolution in libya, he risked his life to help protect the libyan people from a tirnt. >> reporter: she spoke of all those lost when the benghazi consulate was attacked by armed militants. sean smith, the technology specialist, who leaved two young children behind. tyrone woods, a former navy s.e.a.l., the father of three little boys. and his fellow former s.e.a.l., glen doherty, a beloved son and brother. >> we've seen rage and violence directed at american embassies over an awful internet video that we had nothing to do with. it is hard for the american people to makes sense of that because it is senseless. >> reporter: but the message of today was not just of grief. it was resolve. >> so, we will wipe away our tears, stiffen our spines and face the future undaunted. >> reporter: indeed, the state department is in crisis mode, sending additional security to embassies around the world. david? >> martha, thank you. an
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Sep 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
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ABC
Sep 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
united states that i am aware of. >> reporter: early symptoms, can take up to six weeks to appear, including fatigue, fever, and chills, giving way to coughing and breathing problems as the lungs fill with fluid. the worst part is -- there is no known treatment or cure. >> there is really nothing you can do preemptively if you were exposed to hanta virus. >> reporter: for one of america's oldest and most popular national parks, a serious threat. yosemite's majestic beauty attracts visitors worldwide. now that could mean a worldwide epidemic. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >>> now to phoenix. imagine looking out your window and seeing this, a giant wall of dust, 2,500 feet high. as abc's neal karlinsky tells us, it's just the beginning of the extreme weather erupting there. >> reporter: the giant dust storm that blanket phoenix late yesterday was so thick, so otherworldly people throughout the city took out their cameras to record it. >> this is insane. look at this thing move. it's just moving quickly. >> reporter: time lapse captures it best. in this one, recorded by a priv
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 6:30pm EDT
rate of enriched uranium since obama took office. >> the united states will do what we must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: last year's meeting president obama met separately with more than a dozen world leaders. this year he had no such meetings scheduled prompting criticize mg he's more focused on campaigning than governing. hillary clinton met with 20 world leaders in his place. diane. >>> thank you so much from the white house, jake tapper tonight. >>> knew we move on to football. split second call that had everyone in arms today. professional football referees are locked out in a contract battle with the nfl and their replacements have been called in pretty amateur convenient venue. last night was not pretty. here's dan harris. >> reporter: there are eight seconds on the clock the seattle seahawks are losing to the green bay packers. and the seattle quarterback throws a hail mary. >> fought for by tate with jennings, simultaneous. who has it? who will they give it to? touchdown! >> reporter: look at what the two replacement referees do. one of them ru
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
critical infrastructure in the united states. >> reporter: the hackers have not been able to steal any money in these attacks or disrupt financial markets, but authorities fear the next generation of wide-scale cyber assaults could be far more devastating. >> and if they get inside the banks, they can move money around and cause financial chaos. >> so, pierre, the hackers are blanketing the banks with these attacks right now, but to reiterate the bottom line, so far, everyone's money is safe. >> reporter: that's right, george. to be clear, no money has been stolen yet. but many people trying to bank online could not for a time get access to their accounts. you can see how that could make it difficult for a small business. so, that's why tonight, the government is working so hard to locate and block those ongoing attacks. >> okay, thanks very much. >>> the race for the white house now. your voice, your vote. and with 40 days to go, voters lined up in iowa, a big turnout for the start of early voting there. and it comes as the candidates are closing in on that first debate next wedne
ABC
Sep 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. there's the united states of america. >> a lot of folks have asked about president obama's 2004 speech, he's a person of unique ability and talent. i'm going to be myself. >> but like that newcomer, barack obama, castro is the son of a single mom. his grand mother immigrated to this country from mexico, taught herself english, worked as a made, and not only did her grandson julian graduate harvard law, so did his twin brother joaquin by one minute. >> is there any chance that you could ask your brother to substitute for you? just trying the twin switch thing here, just testing here? >> no, i doubt it you know, he's way too good looking. and he's unmarried. he doesn't have a wedding ring. >> at 37, castro is the youngest mayor of any u.s. city. he's been teased by the president for his boyish looks. >> julian castro, i thought he was on our staff. he's a mayor? i'm messing with you. >> i keep hoping one day when i'm 80 years old, i'll still look 40 or something. i've always looked young. >> we asked about that generational challenge of paul ryan's speech. >> college graduates should not
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 5:30pm PDT
allegedly wrote "i live in the united states of america/hypocrisy. i hate the oppression of the usa and i would love to do something that would hurt it from the inside." his target, according to investigators, a packed downtown chicago bar friday night. the co-owner of cal's bar and liquors told abc he believes his bar was the target. the location matches the description in the affidavit. authorities say daoud parked his jeep cherokee, containing what he believed was a bar in front of the bar, walked away and then attempted to detonate the device. that's when the fbi pounced. i graduate from his suburban high school. according to court papers he prepared a book report saying osama wasn't crazy for wanting to destroy america. this superpower killed millions of people. the teenager, a u.s. citizen, grew up and still lived with his parentses on this quiet block in hillside, illinois. family memberses at home today declined to answer question. >> you have no message to get across? >> reporter: and his attorney said that daoud's father is an emotional wreck. and described daoud as confused. he
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 5:30pm PDT
changed everything. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. >> and today i had a chance to stop by and see her, as you can see, she looks great. >> liberty and justice for all. >> a reminder, george and i and the entire political team will be here tracking it all this big closing night in charlotte, starting at 10:00 p.m. eastern and we sure hope you will be joining us. >>> now we move on to the big news affecting american families. george mentioned it. not only families, but their retirement funds. if you checked your 401(k) today, you saw the dow on a rocket ride not seen since the recession began. soaring to a four-year high. so what sparked this sky-high ride? here's abc's dan harris. >> reporter: today's stampede had two main triggers. first a major concrete plan by officials in europe to rescue countries there that are drowning in debt. a crisis that has threatened to drag america's economy down with it. second, new numbers showing american businesses, added more than 200,000 jobs last month. the last time the dow was this high, the recession was just
ABC
Sep 18, 2012 5:30pm PDT
mexican prison, 129 inmates, are free after a daring escape just three miles from the united states. this border crossing at eagle pass, texas is on alert and residents of the sleepy border city have been warned to call police if they see strangers. mexican prosecutors say the escapees, including many members of violent drug cartels, dug a tunnel through the prison's workshop. while a great escape through a tunnel may remind you of the "shawshank redemption," in this case it wasn't just one escapee. all 129 squeezed one by one through an opening a few feet wide. they used ropes and electric cables to pull themselves to the guard tower where they tied up the guard. next they cut the chain link fence that stood between them and freedom and ran for it. authorities think the tunnel had been around a few months and doubt the inmates dug it without anyone knowing. in fact, police have detained the prison director and a dozen guards suspecting this escape was an "inside job." tonight, mexican special forces are working to put the escapees back there. ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >>> now we have
ABC
Aug 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
nuclear weapon? >> this information that the united states announced to the people is wrong. >> reporter: and the iranian spokesman calls threats by israel to attack nuclear facilities "a joke." but if there was an attack? >> if they attack, they maybe assert this bad behavior but they cannot stop the reaction. >> reporter: and the reaction would be militarily from iran? >> maybe anything. everything is on the table. >> reporter: this summit will make it harder for the u.s. to argue that iran is isolated but nothing has changed the minds of the u.s. and especially israel that iran is making progress towards a nuclear weapon. >> thank you, martha. >>> still ahead on "world news" -- >> what was really behind that showdown between dirty harry and an imaginary president obama, the real clint eastwood, tonight. copd makes it hard to breathe, but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can be in the scene. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodil
ABC
Sep 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, drinking merlot, and i look across the table, and here's the president of the united states drinking iced tea and chomping on nicorette. ah. >> did you offer him a cigarette? >> oh, i did not. i did not. he -- nor did he ask for one. >> by that time i had quit smoking, but, you know, i was making sure he had an ashtray, you know, you know, he'd had a sip of wine, so i'm feeling fairly optimistic. >> reporter: as days go by, a blizzard of paper between the two, numbers, counternumbers, and then it looks close, a combination of tax cuts and government programs and tax increases. a magic formula. so what happens? well, 12 days before the deadline, the president makes a phone call to boehner asking for still more revenue, $400 billion. was it a question, or was it a demand? it blows the deal sky high, and in the end, it comes down to he said/he said. >> i want to be very emphatic here. at no point did i say, john, take it or leave it. >> his position is he was not saying, i have to have it, he was saying, i want you to consider it. >> oh, no, no, no, no. hold on. no, no, no, no, no. i ne
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 6:30pm EDT
united states of america/hypocrisy. i hate the oppression of the usa and i would love to do something that would hurt it from the inside." his target, according to investigators, a packed downtown bar friday night. the co-owner of cal's bar and liquors told abc he believes his bar was the target. the location matches the description in the affidavit. authorities say daoud parked his jeep jerky with what he believed was a bar, walked away and then planned to detonate the device. that's when the fbi pounced. according to court papers he prepared a book report saying osama wasn't crazy for wanting to destroy america. this superpower killed millions of people. the teenager grew up and still lived with his parents on this quiet block in illinois today. parents did not want to answer questions. >> you have no message to get across? >>. >> reporter: and his fear is on emotional wreck and describes him as confused -- >>> thank you so much alex perez reporting from chicago tonight. and we move next to the presidential election, 50 days until "your voice your vote." last week the president was
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the united states would go behind closeddoors, comparing wealthy doaners that half of the voters view themselves as vick tims. >> we'll do our own checking and covering, thanyou. david. >>> now we move on to healthy living. there's a new warning for american families, a centers for disease control found a surprise new threat to the nation's children and the threat is salt. a new study in the journal of spepediatrics said too many children are consuming staggers amounts of salt. more than adults. and could be putting them after risk. sharyn alfonsi explains. >> reporter: they are the food kids crave. >> i love mac and cheese. >> what's your favorite thing to eat for din never. >> dane sour chicken nuggets. >> what do you like to eat for breakfast? >> this cereal called captain crunch. >> i'm very familiar with it. >> reporter: some staples could have high levels of salt. a new study finds children and teens consume as much sodium as adult, putting them at risk of high blood pressure of more than 6,000 kisd studied. 15% had high or elevated blood pressure. in the 70s, 1% had high b
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